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Arena Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Kucukayasofya Mah. Sehit Mehmet Pasa Yokusu Ucler Hamami Sok. D:13-15 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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Ranked #203 of 917 hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very cute, boutique hotel in the historical part of Istanbul. Only a walking distance to the main tourist attractions like the Blue Mosque and the Hagia Sophia. It is about 20 min walking to the Grand Bazaar or only 2 tram stops (cost about AUD 2.00 ow). Same distance to the Space Bazaar, but opposite direction. We had a room... More

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arenahotelistanbul, Ön Büro Müdürü at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear GoTravelAU, Thank you very much for taking the time to write about your recent stay at Arena Hotel. We are very happy that you had a great experience with us. Thank you indeed for such kind words and input. Our breakfast buffet offers a wide selection of fresh and homemade, Turkish and international products. We are very happy that... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was our first time in istanbul.we had a really positive impact on the city also thanks to the way the hotel staff welcomed us in the hotel,offering us every type of information about the city and serving us something to drink.the hotel presents an old fashioned style and this is what makes it special. We appreciated the bedrooms and... More

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arenahotelistanbul, Ön Büro Müdürü at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bibi.Martha, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience about Arena Hotel. It is a pleasure to read about how much you enjoyed our hotel and had a great experience here in Sultanahmet. We appreciate your candid feedback written with recognition of tiny details. We look forward to seeing you again when your travels bring... More

Lymington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Arena Hotel was excellent; very good value for money. We were comfortable, and would recommend this hotel. We had not realised until the final morning that there were extra dishes available for breakfast, as the menus were only in the main dining room. We did not dine there after the first night; they obviously do not expect guests to... More

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arenahotelistanbul, Front Office Manager at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Chritopher K., Many thanks for taking the time to share your feedback about Arena Hotel. My team and I are very happy to hear about your experience with us and look forward to seeing you again on a future visit. Warm regards, Aysen Sinan More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked Arena Hotel after reading many positive reviews on different web-sites. We were not disappointed with our choice. Arena is a beautiful little hotel tucked away on a small, quiet street yet a five minute walk to the shops and to the Blue Mosque and all the attractions around it. The family suite we booked was beautifully decorated and... More

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arenahotelistanbul, Front Office Manager at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ShaliJaya, Many thanks for taking the time to share your feedback about Arena Hotel. We always try to give the best service we can.My team and I are very happy to hear about your experience with us and look forward to seeing you and your lovely family again on a future visit. Warm regards, Aysen Sinan More

Atyrau, Kazakhstan
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location - Minutes walk from Blue Mosque. Grocery store nearby. Can walk to Grand Bazar and Spice Market. Room- Stayed in suite for family of four. Decorated and arranged nicely with with Turkish style. Like the little patio. Rooms are cleaned daily. Staff - Very friendly. We were greeted with a welcome drink. Helped on local information and booked... More

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Dear Mr.Hsiao, Many thanks for taking the time to share your feedback about Arena Hotel. My team and I are very happy to hear about your experience with us and look forward to seeing you your lovely family again on a future visit. Warm regards, Aysen Sinan More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our week-long stay at Arena Hotel was the beginning of our nearly month long honeymoon. When we entered our room, we were presented with a bottle of Champagne, a big beautiful bouquet of flowers, chocolates, and a fresh selection of fruits (thank you Naz!!!) It was the perfect boutique hotel in an excellent location. We were literally a 5 minute... More

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arenahotelistanbul, Yönetici at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Z0Dak, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your feedback about Arena Hotel. It was a pleasure having you as our guest. My team and I are very happy to hear you throughly enjoyed your experience with us. Many thanks for recognizing our dedication which is indeed the crux of our service philosophy. It will be... More

2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is 2 minutes away from the Blue Mosque! We stayed there for 4 nights and we had a great time! The breakfast had a big variety of food and the staff of the hotel was very helpful. They also helped us arranged our trip to Bosporus. We stayed at the economy room that had no view but that... More

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arenahotelistanbul, Guest Relations Manager at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear IoannaKyr, Thank you very much for taking the time to share about Arena Hotel. We are very glad about your review that you enjoyed the breakfast and the service the staff provided. The reservation department always provides the detailed info about the room before the guests choose a type. Thank you very much for mentioning about it. Hope to... More

Perth, Australia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is perfectly located only a short walk from the Blue Mosque and restaurant district in Sultanahmet. The rooms are spacious and comfortably fitted out in the traditional Turkish style. The staff were very welcoming and helpful at all times.

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arenahotelistanbul, Guest Relations Manager at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Wooditch, Thank you very much for taking the time to share about Arena Hotel. My team and I, we appreciate your candid and brief review and are very happy that you enjoyed your stay in our hotel. It will be a pleasure to welcome you again at Arena Hotel.. Warmest regards to Perth, Naz Küçükserim More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived early in the morning to a friendly welcome, nice breakfast and rooms ready. This hotel is in a great location and easy walking to the main tourist sites. There is a corner food shop just up the street for snacks and other restaurants close by. The staff are very welcoming, friendly and helpful. The two rooms we had... More

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arenahotelistanbul, Guest Relations Manager at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear MitzyNewZealand, Thank you very much for taking the time to share about your experience in Arena Hotel. Arena hotel is a small hotel with a big heart. My team's vision is to make the guests feel like at home with the candid service they try to provide. We appreciate your comment in which you mentioned about the welcoming and... More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were pleasantly surprised to find this lovely quaint hotel right in the middle of the points of interest. The staff were kind and helpful. The room was beautifully decorated although the bed was a little hard. A lovely breakfast was included and entertainment in the restaurant on certain evenings was a treat. We had an enjoyable stay. DEG

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Dear Diana G, Thank you very much for taking the time to write about your stay in Arena Hotel. We are very happy to read your review, that you truly enjoyed your stay and met your expectations. Thank you very much for your recognition and distinction. We will be very happy to welcome you again in future. Best regards to... More

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Address: Kucukayasofya Mah. Sehit Mehmet Pasa Yokusu Ucler Hamami Sok. D:13-15 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Arena Hotel 4*
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Arena Otel; 19. yüzyıldan kalma, büyüleyici Osmanlı taş binası ve kendine has tarzı ile sizleri karşılıyor. Otelin sahibi, doğduğu konağı 1998 yılında otele çevirmiştir. Bu sebepten dolayı, konaklamanız boyunca otel çalışanları tarafından ideal Türk misafirperverliğini bizzat tadıp, her bir bireye gösterilen özel ve benzersiz ilgiye tanık olacaksınız. Özellikle yazın, otele giriş sırasında misafirleri ferahlatmak adına, misafirlerimiz soğuk kolonya ikramı ile karşılanıyorlar. Pasaport işleri ve bilgi dolum formları ile sizi bir karmaşaya sokmak yerine, adeta bir Türk evine misafirliğe gitmişsiniz hissi ile çay/kahve ikramı ve ev yapımı kurabiye ve kek çeşitleri büfesine yönlendiriliyorsunuz. Odalar eski İstanbul mimarisi karakteri, zengin ve zarif dekoru ile ziyaretçilerine konforlu ve ferah bir konaklama sağlıyor. Samimi havası ve yardımsever personeli ile Arena Otel misafirlerine evden uzakta ev rahatlığını ve keyifli bir konaklamayı garanti ediyor. ... more   less 
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